Gladys Knight Net Worth

Net Worth: $28 Million

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  • Source of Wealth Music
  • Birth Place Atlanta, Georgia, United States
  • Marital Status Married (William McDowell)
  • Full Name Gladys Maria Knight
  • Nationality American
  • Date of Birth May 28, 1944
  • Ethnicity African-American
  • Occupation Musician, Songwriter, Singer, Businesswoman, Author, Philanthropist
  • Children 3 (Kenya Newman, Shanga Hankerson, James Newman III)
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About Gladys Knight

Gladys Knight is a very successful singer-songwriter, author and actress with a net worth of approximately $28 million, the bulk of which is generated from singing and songwriting.

Gladys Knight was born in Georgia on May 28th, 1944 and her singing career has spanned and incredible 6 decades. The peak of her fame was in the 60s and 70s with her group, Gladys Knight & the Pips and as recently as 2013 she recorded a song with Lenny Kravitz. She has won an impressive 7 Grammy awards, three of them with The Pips and four as a solo artist.

American born Gladys, also known as ‘The Empress of Soul’ has been married four times and has three children. Despite being in her late 60s, Gladys leads an active life and in 2012 she appeared as a competitor on Dancing with the Stars

Outside of her music career she has various business interests, is an actor, a keen author and is involved in various humanitarian activities.

Earnings & Financial Data

The below financial data is gathered and compiled by TheRichest analysts team to give you a better understanding of Gladys Knight's net worth by breaking down the most relevant financial events such as yearly salaries, contracts, earn outs, endorsements, stock ownership and much more.

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  • Earnings 1994
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Earnings 1994 N/A
Record Sales 1994

Estimated earnings from her album Just for You (certified gold by RIAA)

$500,000
Earnings 1990 N/A
Record Sales 1990

Estimated earnings from the compilation album Greatest Hits (certified gold by RIAA)

$500,000
Earnings 1989 N/A
Record Sales 1989

Estimated earnings from the compilation album The Singles Album (certified gold by BPI)

$100,000
Earnings 1987 N/A
Record Sales 1987

Estimated earnings from the album All Our Love with Gladys Knight & the Pips (certified gold by RIAA)

$500,000
Earnings 1983 N/A
Record Sales 1983

Estimated earnings from the album Visions with Gladys Knight & the Pips (certified gold by RIAA)

$500,000
Earnings 1980 N/A
Record Sales 1980

Estimated earnings from the compilation album The Touch of Love (certified silver by BPI)

$60,000
Earnings 1977 N/A
Record Sales 1977

Estimated earnings from the compilation album 30 Greatest Hits (certified platinum by BPI)

$300,000
Earnings 1976 N/A
Record Sales 1976

Estimated earnings from the compilation album The Best of Gladys Knight & the Pips (certified gold by BPI)

$100,000
Earnings 1975 N/A
Record Sales 1975

Estimated earnings from the album 2nd Anniversary with Gladys Knight & the Pips (certified gold by RIAA)

$500,000
Earnings 1974 N/A
Record Sales 1974

Estimated earnings from the soundtrack albumClaudine with Gladys Knight & the Pips (certified gold by RIAA)

$500,000
Record Sales 1974

Estimated earnings from the album I Feel a Song with Gladys Knight & the Pips (certified gold by RIAA and silver by BPI)

$560,000
Earnings 1973 N/A
Record Sales 1973

Estimated earnings from the album Imagination with Gladys Knight & the Pips (certified gold by RIAA)

$500,000
Record Sales 1973

Estimated earnings from the album Neither One of Us with Gladys Knight & the Pips (over 2.5 million copies sold)

$2,500,000
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